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Alpha Candidates are some of the most exceptional women in Financial Services. Industry leaders and experts in their fields, they also happen to be women who trust E2W to help them secure their next challenge.  

We work with many of the most exceptional women in the financial services industry – helping them develop their skills and build their network. When they are ready for a new challenge, the best of the best become our Alpha Candidates. If you’re currently searching for a new hire, look no further than the profiles below. Just be quick, as with their skills and expertis, we're sure they wont be on the market for long. 

If you’re a hiring manager or recruiter looking for exceptional candidates you will find them below. If you can’t, give us a call and we will find them for you!

If you are an existing E2W client our placement fees for Alpha Candidates are 50% of our agreed rates. 


Sector
Cross Sector
Discipline
Strategy, Marketing
Seniority
Other
Open to discussing new career directions

Marketing Manager

Package (including bonus): £TBA

  • Credible individual with the gravitas to forge relationships with management including C-Suite and external stakeholders. 
  • Experienced across Financial Services, Marketing Communications, Retail and IT, Technology, Consulting & Global corporate sectors.
  • Proven track record of transforming business procedures, devising and developing comprehensive target reports for major clients, effectively aligning processes and operations to business needs.
  • Social media implementation – including content creation, outreach, engagement, scheduling, advertising, and reporting– in order to grow the clients’ social media presence across all relevant platforms and reach target demographics
  • Translates business requirements into tangible, realistic and achievable project & programme deliverables
  • Developing and executing growth strategy solutions, helping build high-performance cross-cultural and international teams
  • Confident negotiator with the ability to establish clear lines of communication, internally and externally at both Board and operational levels.
  • Experience in making communications and/or marketing recommendations based on consumer and/or stakeholder research and other research techniques such as market research, opinion polling, desk research or digital analytics
  • Creating and managing large complex events with on/off shore teams (up to 100+) travel itineraries and organising travel arrangements as required including trains, flights, hotel bookings, car hire, parking, currencies etc.
  • Assisting in planning and coordinating leadership events, team offsites/away days including workshops, Steercos and supporting with business group events when required by creating and sharing weekly team emails, coordinating presentation decks and coordinating comms with teams.

Candidate Ref: 2024673

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Sector
Corporate and Commercial Banking
Discipline
Finance / Audit, Governance
Seniority
Director, C Suite
Other
Permanent

COO, Head of Finance

Package (including bonus): £120,000

  • Highly motivated and effective professional with over 20 years of experience who works well with the wider team to meet all deadlines and KPIs. Works very well in complex and high pressured environments;
  • Leader with critical thinking who always seeks to find a better solution for the team and the organisation;
  • Charity trustee, school governor and executive member of a Trust board and several committees;
  • Set up new legal charitable entity, developed new financial and organisational strategy, written policies and risk management framework, set up annual reporting including financial reporting.

Candidate Ref: 2025668

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Sector
Investment Asset Management, Investment Banking
Discipline
Front Office - Origination, Structuring, Trading, Sales, Business Development, Relationship Management
Seniority
Senior Vice President / Manager
Other
Open to discussing new career directions , Globally Mobile

Business Development | Investor Relations | Relationship Management & Sales

Package (including bonus): £TBA

  • An institutional relationship management and sales professional with international experience in major asset classes working across main global markets
  • Proven track record of successfully originating, building and maintaining an institutional client base including Hedge Funds, Pension Funds and Asset Managers spanning EMEA, LATAM and US working for top tier investment banks
  • Pitch investment solutions and financial services using a collaborative style with proven experience in building strong relationships and effectively influencing stakeholders at multiple levels across regions, understanding local needs and opportunities
  • Fluent in English, French, Italian and Spanish  

Candidate Ref: 1915382

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Sector
Corporate and Commercial Banking
Discipline
Financial Risk
Seniority
Senior Vice President / Manager
Other
Permanent

Underwriter

Package (including bonus): £60,000

A seasoned commercial banker with over 19 years of commercial banking experience within the High St, Boutique & Challenger Banking space. I have exposure in relationship banking, credit & operational support and this has allowed me to build strong & lasting relationships with clients, stakeholders & introducers.  

I have strong academics (BA (Hons) Economic Studies and MSc In International Economics, Banking and Finance) which have become purposeful in my banking career. This coupled with my commercial banking experiences, has allowed me to build credit portfolios up to £200m and manage approximately 250 different relationships with key exposure in development, bridging, commercial and syndicate funding.  I have also an interest in marine finance and have started courses to enhance my knowledge.

Additional Skills 

  • Microsoft Office Applications 
  • Various Banking systems
  • Strong KYC/KYB/CDD/EDD Skills
  • Multilingual- English, Greek & German (Conversational)

Candidate Ref: 2025045

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Sector
Investment Banking, Wealth / Private Banking
Discipline
Project/Programme/Change Management , Strategy
Seniority
Director
Other
Open to discussing new career directions , Globally Mobile

Head of Change, Change Director, Sr Programme Director, COO, Commercial Manager / Director, Strategy & Transformation Consultant

Package (including bonus): £200 - 220,000

  • An articulate, high-energy, dynamic leader 
  • An outgoing achiever with a reputation for getting things done, and to whom peers naturally look for coaching, mentoring and leadership
  • Natural ability to challenge the status quo, thriving in ambiguous situations
  • Possesses business acumen from experience in working in varying industries across the UK, the US and the Netherlands
  • A seasoned strategy professional and change leader in Financial Services who is interested in AI, big data and how technology continues to change the financial system, market & economy and client experience.  Successful commercial director eager to move into a Change Director, COO or Commercial Director role and make a commercial impact to a growing firm
  • Open to speaking, non-executive roles and mentoring opportunities

Candidate Ref: 1902092

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Sector
Investment Asset Management, Investment Banking, Cross Sector
Discipline
Non-financial and Operational Risk , Finance / Audit
Seniority
Senior Vice President / Manager, Director
Other
Alpha Returner, Flexible / Agile Working, Open to discussing new career directions

Risk and Audit Professional

Package (including bonus): £160,000+

An award-winning risk and audit professional, with 15 years’ experience gained across first, second and third Lines of Defence roles at Credit Suisse, RBS, HBOS and Standard Chartered.  

  • Delivers robust, independent assurance and challenge on process and control; embeds deep understanding of non-financial risk management and heads complex regulation-driven projects.
  • Promotes culture of operational risk; develops policies and framework that cascade firmwide. Engages persuasively with stakeholders and leads projects to successful conclusion.
  • Identifies, reduces and manages operational and non-financial risk; brings knowledge of banking landscape, products and processes to encourage productive collaboration. Implements functional safeguards, whilst balancing commercial needs with regulatory requirements.

Candidate Ref: 1908114

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Sector
Investment Banking
Discipline
Compliance / Regulation, Governance
Seniority
Director
Other
Flexible / Agile Working, Open to discussing new career directions , Globally Mobile

Regulatory Strategy, Company Secretary

Package (including bonus): £150,000+

  • Senior professional with over 15 years of experience gained from a wide range of organisations types
  • Energetic and proactive leader with a passion to deliver and a commercial mindset 
  • Proven track record of successful analysis and interpretation of regulation
  • Strong understanding of market structure across multiple asset classes
  • Board level reporting, board management and corporate governance
  • Product management and business development in trading and technology
  • Experienced people manager with the proven ability to build strong and successful relationships
  • Client relationship management
  • Public speaking and client communications

Candidate Ref: 1915359

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Sector
Investment Asset Management
Discipline
Portfolio / Fund Management
Seniority
Director
Other
Open to discussing new career directions , Globally Mobile

Multi-Asset Portfolio Manager

Package (including bonus): £250,000+

  • Citywire rated portfolio manager
  • Multi-asset and equity focused, developed sustainable frameworks
  • Solid macro and fundamental analyst, modelling and risk management skills
  • Promoted her funds globally, raised assets and increased her team’s profile
  • Strategic thinker, team player, people manager, mentor
  • Developed investment training programs for junior talent
  • Sponsor of diversity and inclusion initiatives
  • Worked for top-tier institutions in London and in the US
  • MBA in Finance and Econometrics

Candidate Ref: 1906344

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Sector
Investment Banking, Fintech /Technology
Discipline
Business Leadership , Project/Programme/Change Management , Operations
Seniority
Director, C Suite
Other
Open to discussing new career directions

COO / Global Head of Operations

Package (including bonus): £250,000

  • Senior professional with over 15 years experience gained from Tier one investment banks and, more recently, a FinTech
  • Energetic and proactive leader with a passion to deliver 
  • Proven track record of successful implementation of transformation projects
  • Delivering/negotiating key strategic contracts 
  • Vendor/relationship management 
  • Board level reporting
  • Project management / delivery
  • Management of change programmes
  • Experienced people manager with the proven ability to build strong and successful teams
  • Commercial mindset 

Candidate Ref: 1914744

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Sector
Discipline
Seniority
Other

Senior Financial Crime Compliance manager

Package (including bonus): £

Sorry you missed her. This Alpha Candidate has now started a new role. 

Candidate Ref: 1915459

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